John throne's Blog (2)

'Finnegan's Wake' Takes China By Storm

I had to go down to the hospital very early today. On the way back, I was exhausted and stopped in a coffee shop. And what do you know? My whole day was transformed. Somebody had left a copy of The New York Times behind, and there staring up at me from the front page was the man himself, wee Joyce. with his head and hat cocked…


Added by john throne on April 1, 2013 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

An Irish Day

Before I became ill I used to organize alternative St Patrick's days. The last one was here in Chicago. It was a tribute to black America and what its struggles had done for Irish culture. The idea was that the black civil rights movement played a major role in inspiring the civil rights movement in Ireland in the late 1960's and this in turn gave a new boost to…


Added by john throne on March 19, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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